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Veteran Services: Jobs


When you leave the military, the biggest question is "what's next?" It's a scary job market right now, but the skills you've received in the military make you highly marketable. The Legion sponsors dozens of veterans hiring fairs each year, and our employment experts also provide tips to writing resumes, networking and making a strong impression in the interview process.


Joblessness on the table

Legion joins VSOs in pondering solutions for jobless veterans at House roundtable.

Legion teams up with VeteransPlus

The National Executive Committee of The American Legion has passed a resolution to establish a national partnership with VeteransPlus, a non-profit financial education and counseling company.

May a busy month for Economic Division

May is a busy month for The American Legion's Economic Division, which will send its members to testify before Congress on behalf of veterans five times in a seven-day period this month.

DoD invites vet entrepreneurs to conference

DoD and other federal agencies will co-sponsor the annual National Veteran Small Business Conference, a July event that gives valuable opportunities to veteran-owned small businesses.

Legion: Veterans' preference being 'ignored'

Economic director tells House subcommittee that several federal agencies aren't living up to the law.

Jimenez a finalist for entrepreneur award

MicroTech, a leading technology systems integrator, has announced that President and CEO Tony Jimenez is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 Award in the Greater Washington region.

Wisconsin agency wins Economic award

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has won the National Award to Enhance Lives of Disabled Persons.

Legion on advisory board for Microsoft initiative

Microsoft Corp. announced today that it is inviting organizations to submit proposals for the Elevate America Veterans Initiative.

JobLink Center wins Economic award

The Cumberland County JobLink Center in Fayetteville, N.C., has been named by the National Economic Commission as this year's recipient of the Employment Service Local Office of the Year Award.

National Resource Directory overhauls Web site

The National Resource Directory, a DoD and VA initiative, has redesigned and enhanced its Web site: